Nucleic Acid Sequence-Based Amplification

Nature. 1991 Mar 7;350(6313):91-2. doi: 10.1038/350091a0.


Nucleic acid sequence-based amplification (NASBA) is a primer-dependent technology that can be used for the continuous amplification of nucleic acids in a single mixture at one temperature.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study

MeSH terms

  • Base Sequence
  • DNA / genetics
  • Nucleic Acid Amplification Techniques*
  • Nucleic Acids / genetics*
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • RNA / genetics


  • Nucleic Acids
  • RNA
  • DNA